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Nov 12, 2012 11:30am PST
. >>> still ahead, more fallout from former cia director david petraeus' extramarital affair. how his wife is reacting. >>> do you have a shopping addict in your life? experts have tips on how to deal with compu >> a close friend says david petraeus is devastated over the harm he has caused to his family while losing one of the best jobs he's ever had. the spokesman says petraeus' wife is not pleased. he ended the affair four months ago. matt greenblatt has more on the woman who call the fbi. >> reporter: without jill kelly the affair may never have become known she seen leaving her house in tampa bay sunday evening. it is now known kelly call the fbi asking them to investigate threatening e-mails. she began receiving the e-mails around the same time paula broadwell's affair with the cia director was ending. the fbi traced them back to broadwell's computer that led officials to conclude the nation's cia director was involved in the affair with the woman who just this january publicly complemented petraeus' wife. >> he's married to holly petraeus, a wonderful military spouse and has do
KOFY
Nov 15, 2012 11:30am PST
ahead, he admitted the affair. former cia director petraeus is denying another aspect of his sex scandal as big names rush to defend general john allen's reputation. >>> new fear of all-out war in the mideast. >>> some big names if government are coming to the defense of john allen. katie marzullo is live in the newsroom with today's developments, including petraeus' first interview since the scandal. >> reporter: in that interview, general petraeus says, he never gave his mistress, paula broadwell any classified information. there's more focus on general allen. right now he would be testifying at his own confirmation hearing. instead, others are defending his reputation. hearings are underway to confirm general allen's replacement as commander in afghanistan. he can't move on until he's cleared of wrongdoing in a broader sex scandal. the fbi is investigating possibly flirtatious e-mails between him and a florida socialite jill kelley. >> i continue to believe that general allen is one of our best military leaders. continue to have confidence in the ability to lead the war in afg
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Nov 12, 2012 11:00am PST
. >>> still ahead, more fallout from former cia director david petraeus' extramarital affair. how his wife is reacting. >>> do you have a shopping addict in your life? experts have tips on how to deal with compulsive shopping. >> a close friend says david petraeus is devastated over the harm he has caused to his family while losing one of the best jobs he's ever had. the spokesman says petraeus' wife is not pleased. he ended the affair four months ago. matt greenblatt has more on the woman who call the fbi. >> reporter: without jill kelly the affair may never have become known she seen leaving her house in tampa bay sunday evening. it is now known kelly call the fbi asking them to investigate threatening e-mails. she began receiving the e-mails around the same time paula broadwell's affair with the cia director was ending. the fbi traced them back to broadwell's computer that led officials to conclude the nation's cia director was involved in the affair with the woman who just this january publicly complemented petraeus' wife. >> he's married to holly petraeus, a wonderful military sp
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Nov 12, 2012 6:00am PST
mateo county. >>> questions still surrounding the resignation of cia director petraeus over an affair. another woman is at the heart of the investigation that led to the revelation. >> reporter: petraeus' secret affair may have remained secret if not for threatening e-mails his lover sent to jill kelly, wife of a tampa surgeon longtime supporter of the military. not romantically involved with petraeus but a family friend she contacted the fbi after receiving threatening e-mails, concerns that the cia director's e-mail had been hacked. >> initial complain was harassment, it could have gone to hacking no information that this had anything to do with national security. >> reporter: those e-mails were linked back to paula broadwell who had access to petraeus in afghanistan as his official biographer. the 40-year-old broadwell lives in charlotte, north carolina with her husband and two kids, avid runner and says they bonded over shared mental and physical discipline during her trips to afghanistan to interview him. >> it was an opportunity for me to interview him on a run i was -- i though
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Nov 12, 2012 4:00pm PST
general petraeus had with his biographer, and what the former cia director has to say that she sent e mails to another woman. >> the penalty handed down for one of the most-well known drivers in the sport. >> i'm michael finney. coming up, the secrets behind goodwill shopping. the bay area stores where you have best chances of >>> and we begin this half hour with latest on the affair between david petraeus andzicu s biographer. >> petraeus reportedly shocked to learn paula broadwell was suspected of sending friend she saw as a romantic rival. their relationship will be the discussion of the top leaders of the cia and fbi. >> we're live with the latest on this. mark? >> good afternoon. the secretary of defense weighed in on this today saying he has not yet formed an opinion on whether petraeus should face criminal prosecution for adultery if it turns out the affair was ongoing during the time he he served in the military. this afternoon we learned more about how long they've known each other. met was six years ago in 2006. she was still a student at harvard. two years later, he agreed
ABC
Nov 2, 2012 4:30am PDT
on the u.s. consulate in libya september 11th. u.s. intelligence officials say cia officers went to the aid of state department staffers less than 25 minutes after the first call for help. cia publicly denying a report by fox news that the cia told its personnel to stand down. a.m. stevens was killed with -- ambassador stevens was killed with three other americans. >>> deep financial trouble for nuclear power plan. san onofre know plant in southern california out of service since january operator says it has cost 317 million dollars between repairs and replacement power. officials say it is not clear if the steam generators can be repaired and operated at full power the shutdown happened after a tube break that caused radiation leak concerns. >>> make-up work for students at san francisco's public schools for those who skipped school for the giants parade. initial attendance records indicate plenty of students were among the 1.3 million at the celebration. san francisco high school attendance was down more than 20%. middle school down 11%, grade schoolers about 3 1/2%. >>> tonight w
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Nov 14, 2012 11:00pm PST
. it will be a chilly start in the morning. >> thank you, sandhya. >>> former cia director david petraeus will testify before a house committee on friday about the u.s. consulate attack in libya despite being a subject himself. it was in question after he resigned over an affair with his by yoking graw fer, paula broadwell. he weighed in on the sex scandal saying he has no evidence at this point any classified information was disclosed. in his first news conference since re-election, the president praised petraeus. >> safer because of the work that dave petraeus has done. my main home -- hope is that this ends up being a single side note on what has otherwise been an extraordinary career. >> broadwell is being investigated for storing significant information at her home. she has had her security clearance suspended and she could face prosecution. >>> mitt romney is telling his top donors that president obama won re-election eight days ago in part because of, quote, gifts he gave to minorities and young voters. romney discusses the african-american community and the hispanic commu
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Nov 2, 2012 5:00am PDT
in libya. the role cia agents played in the minutes after attack. >>> better late than never. meet the woman who jut found out she is worth 23 million dollars -- who just found out she is worth 23 million dollars. >>> divvying up the payout from disney's acquisition of lucas . >>> oregon wet weather now around hours showers will creep in around you are rook , near chico possibly reading more likely in the higher elevations around there low 70s sacramento fresno increasing sunshine there upper 60s l.a. and san diego 85 palm springs tahoe this weekend is going to be the coolest this afternoon 57° mostly sunny sky, mostly sunny conditions saturday, temperatures there and sunday warming into the mid 60s in the afternoon still cold enough at night to make snow mid to upper 20s. >>> 5:44. new this morning, memorial plans are set for the two victims of a small plane crash in contra costa county. the aircraft went down north of byron airport 10 days ago. service for the 5-year-old -- meantime officials with the national transportation safety board released preliminary report on the crash.
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Nov 10, 2012 11:00pm PST
shakeup at the cia. the new details revealed why david petraeus left his post use, the bay area clinic giving amputees a new lease on life. >> klepto the ♪ [ female announcer ] at yoplait, we want you to feel even better about your favorite flavors. so when you call, tweet, and post, we listen. that's why yoplait light and yoplait original are now made with no high fructose corn syrup. and why we use only natural colors and natural flavors in yoplait original. so, anything else we can do for you, let us know. but you'll keep it to yogurt, right? 'cause we shouldn't really help with your love life. yoplait. it is so good! want to start the day with something heart healthy and delicious? you're a talking bee... honey nut cheerios has whole grain oats that can help lower cholesterol. and it tastes good? sure does! right... ♪ wow. delicious, right? yeah. it's the honey, it makes it taste so... ♪ well, would you look at the time... what's the rush? be happy. be healthy. >> ama: developing news tonight. at least six people are dead of a huge earthquake in myanmar. hit just after
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Nov 11, 2012 6:00am PST
, leveling two homes and setting others on fire. and the sex scandal shakeup at the cia. new details revealed about why david petraeus left his post. this is abc7 news. >> this morning a 5.8 magnitude aftershock has hit northern myanmar hours after a deadly earthquake struck. an initial count shows 12 people are dead. the magnitude 6.8 quake hit the former country of burma just after 7:00 30 sunday their time. a death happened when a bridge under construction collapsed. >> developing news, an indianapolis neighborhood is in ruins this morning as authorities try to determine what caused the deadly explosion that leveled two homes last night. officials now say at least two people were killed, two injured. firefighters put out a raging fire following the explosion. the blast forced about 200 people to evacuate. investigators say all power, gas and other utilities to the home that exploded had been shut off. they hope to learn more this morning as we can examine the site bidet light. it shattered windows and damaged dozens of surrounding homes. >>> president obama's re-election victory j
ABC
Nov 13, 2012 6:00am PST
that sex scandal involving former cia director david petraeus. as rob nelson reports jen john allen is now the focus of a widening investigation. >> reporter: in a new twist to the david a -- david petraeus session scandal general john allen is under investigation for sending allegedly improper e-mails to jill kelley the florida woman who triggered the investigation that forced petraeus to resign the pentagon is reviewing between 20 and 30,000 documents involved. allen denies any wrongdoing and remains in his current position. late monday, agents spent five hours at the home of petraeus' former mistress, paula broadwell, leaving this morning with several boxes. this after the fbi told abc news they discovered thousands of e-mails between broadwell and petraeus, detailing the affair. the affair came to light over the summer as part of an fbi investigation that began after jill kelley received threatening e-mails she believed were from broadwell. officials say broadwell had classified material on her computer, which is illegal. the fbi does not believe any of it came from petraeus, no
ABC
Nov 13, 2012 11:00pm PST
u.s. house and senate intelligence committees will meet to figure out how to move forward in the cia seek scandal. sex scandal. they want to know why they were not informed what was going on earlier and if there was a breech in anyway connected to it. david petraeus resigned friday. he admitted an affair with paula broadwell. this is the first video of broadwell since the scandal broke. she is back this washington at her brother's home. broadwell was investigated for threatening a friend of petraeus, jill kelley. they uncovered a -- they discovered a relationship between her and another top military leader, general john alan. they found 20,000 to 30,000 e-mails. some were flirtatious. alan will stay in command of u.s. forces in afghanistan. though a promotion to the leader of nato forces is on hold for the time being. much more on the petraeus sex scandal coming up on "nightline" right after this newscast at 11:35. >>> well, it should be a decent-sized catch as crab season officially gets under way tomorrow. but prepare to pay a bit more. john alston has the story. >> the crab to pot
ABC
Nov 9, 2012 11:00pm PST
, thank you. the man who holds our nation's secrets abruptly resigned. cia director and retired general david petraeus engaged in an extramarital affair. he is one of the most decorated generals. they say he had an affair with his by yoking graw fer. the unnamed u.s. officials say the relationship was discovered after the fbi saw e-mails that raised concerns. she is a graduate from the united states military academy at west point. she spent 15 years in the military. she describes petraeus as herman for. she is married with two children. petraeus met his wife at west point. she was also a four star general. her great, great grandfather fought in the civil war. she works in the administration helping return service members and fight off banks that prey on them while they are away. the family moved 24 times for petraeus' career and holly raising their two children. senator dianne feinstein said i wish president obama had not accepted this resignation, but i understand and respect the decision. here is new york congressman peter king. >> obviously this hurts general petraeus, but it
ABC
Nov 10, 2012 1:05am PST
nation's secrets abruptly resigned. cia director and retired general david petraeus david ped in an extramarital affair. he is one of the most decorated generals. they say he had an affair with his by yoking graw fer. the unnamed u.s. officials say the relationship was discovered after the fbi saw e-mails that raised concerns. she is a graduate from the united states military academy at west point. she spent 15 years in the military. she describes petraeus as herman for. she is married with two children. petraeus met his wife at west point. she was also a four star general. her great, great grandfather fought in the civil war. she works in the administration helping return service members and fight off banks that prey on them while they are away. the family moved 24 times for petraeus' career and holly raising their two children. senator dianne feinstein said i wish president obama had not accepted this resignation, but i understand and respect the decision. here is new york congressman peter king. >> obviously this hurts general petraeus, but it hurts the country is a man of extra
ABC
Nov 15, 2012 4:30am PST
their meeting today with top fbi and cia officials over what led to the resignation of former cia director david petraeus. he resigned last week after admitting to an extramarital affair. that affair was discovered during an fbi investigation of harassing e-mails allegedly sent by broadwell to jill kelley. law enforcement official says broadwell sent e-mails to senior military officials in an attempt to undermine kelley who she saw as a romantic viral. -- romantic rival. >>> president obama heads to new york today to tour superstorm sandy damage. the president will meet with local officials, first responders, fema staff and families recovering from the storm that hit two weeks ago. he was in new jersey before the election last week parts of and new jersey are still without power. >>> registered sex offender caught volunteering at a south bay catholic school. it is illegal for a sex offender to be on school grounds he claims he had permission from the church. leslie brinkley has details. >> reporter: 51-year-old worked as a volunteer at the catholic school festival last month. they
ABC
Nov 15, 2012 1:05am PST
in the morning. >> thank you, sandhya. >>> former cia director david petraeus will testify before a house committee on friday about the u.s. consulate attack in libya despite being a subject himself. it was in question after he resigned over an affair with his by yoking graw fer, paula broadwell. he weighed in on the sex scandal saying he has no evidence at this point any classified information was sclosed. in his first news conference since re-election, the president praised petraeus. >> safer because of the work that dave petraeus has done. my main home -- hope is that this ends up being a single side note on what has otherwise been an extraordinary career. >> broadwell is being investigated for storing significant information at her home. she has had her security clearance suspended and she could face prosecution. >>> mitt romney is telling his top donors that president obama won re-election eight days ago in part because of, quote, gifts he gave to minorities and young voters. romney discusses the african-american community and the hispanic community saying the dream act amnesty
ABC
Nov 12, 2012 5:00am PST
resignation of cia director petraeus over an affair. we heard about his lover, also his biographer. we are learning another woman, a petraeus family friend is at the heart of the investigation that led to the revelation. rob nelson fills us in. >> reporter: petraeus' secret affair may have remained secret if not for the threatening e-mails his lover sent to this woman, jill kell low, wife of a tampa surgeon and long time supporter of the military. officials say she's was not romantically involved with petraeus but a family friend. she contacted the fbi after receiving threatening e-mails there were concerns that the e-mails had been hacked. >> the initial complain was harassment, it could have gone to e-mail hacking but there is no substantive information that this had anything to do with national security. >> reporter: those e-mails were linked back to paula broadwell who had access to petraeus in afghanistan as his biographer. the 40-year-old broadwell lives in north carolina with her husband and two kids avid runner and says they ed over their shared mental and physical discipli
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Nov 19, 2012 2:00am PST
scandal that is rocking the cia. tonight what action david petraeus is now taking. and ringing in the holidays with the lighting of one of the first trees. and some showers tonight, but what will the weather be like for those black friday shoppers? leigh [ female announcer ] now get high speed internet at home on our newly expanded advanced digital network, a connection you can count on. introducing at&t u-verse high speed internet with more speed options, reliability and wi-fi hot spots than ever. go to our website below to get u-verse high speed internet for just 14.95 a month for 12 months with a one-year price guarantee. it's all the speed you need all at a great price. our newly expanded advanced digital network gives you more of what you enjoy online. and with at&t, our wireless gateway turns your home into a private wi-fi hot spot that connects your wi-fi devices and can even save on your smart phone data usage at home. go to our website below to get at&t u-verse high speed internet for just 14.95 a month for 12 months with a one-year price guarantee. that includes access on-th
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Nov 15, 2012 6:00am PST
. parts of new york and new jersey still don't have power. >>> top fbi and cia officials will be back on capitol hill this morning to discuss their investigation into former cia director david petraeus. petraeus stepped down last week after admitting to an extramarital affair with biographer paula broadwell, the affair was discovered during an fbi investigation of harassing e-mails sent by broadwell to jill kelley, whom she saw as a rival, broadwell's security clearance has been revoked with kelley's access to macdill air force base in tampa petraeus is set to testify tomorrow morning on the u.s. consulate attack in libya. breaking news, defense secretary panetta is ordering reviews of ethics training for military officers. >>> 6:37. traffic and weather together,j1m next. live look outside, we see the san mateo bridge, we see the low clouds around it, meteorologist mike nicco says rain is headed our way. he will have the full forecast. sue is monitoring traffic. >>> it can give you a morning pick-up or any time, is it safe? new concern with 5 hour energy. >>> welcome become. we a
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Nov 18, 2012 9:00am PST
the cia's early conclusion that al-qaeda was involved. former cia director david pet cold congress the cia wanted to keep that information classified. senator feinstein said this morning on nbc's "meet the press" she doesn't think they tried to cover up the link for political reasons. >> pet very clearly said it was a terrorist attack. and outlined who he thought might be involved in it. what has concerned me about this is really the plough littization littization -- politicization of a statement that was put out by the intelligence agency who susan rice on the 16th was asked to go before the people and use that statement and did. she was within the context of that statement. feinstein also called general petraeus's sudden resignation over an extramarital affairs something out of the, quote, national inquirer. >>> the annual tree lighting gets underway at 6:00. abc seven news spencer christian will be there to host the ceremony. but there's lots to do ahead of time. the celebration includes music, letters to santa, even visits from popular disney characters. and it all begins at no
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Nov 13, 2012 1:05am PST
. petraeus started an affair with broadwell when head of the cia. he resigned on friday. broadwell was im bedd with him in afghanistan while working on his biography. he claims any confidential information she obtained was no the from him and must have come from another commander. broadwell has agreed to cooperate fully with the fbi. now the fbi found out about the affair from jill kelly. here she is leaving her home in north carolina today. she contacted the fbi because pull a broadwell warned her to stay away from general petraeus threatening e-mails. knew him from having parties in florida. information was found about the petraeus broadwell affair. however, "wall street journal"reports the fbi removed the agent from the investigation because he became obsessed with jill kelly. apparently even sending her a shirtless picture of himself. whether any realizeship is not mostly clear at this point. >> his name is synonymous with anti-virus software but tech pioneer mcphee is wanted for murder of his neighbor in belize. we are live in san francisco with more on the bizarre tale. cornell? >>r
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Nov 15, 2012 4:00pm PST
killed hamas's top military commander. >> late this afternoon, cia announced it's opening an investigation into the general conduct of former cia director petraeus resigned over an affair, claiming he never gave las fied information owe to his miss stress, paula broadwell. defense secretary pin yetta spoke about the scandal. >> i am not aware of any others that could with involved in this issue. >> petraeus says resignation had nothing to do with the testimony that he will be giving tomorrow before a committee regarding the attack in benghazi, libya. >> let's take a look at the weather. >> we're about to enter a rather extended period of rainy, unsettled weather. you can see that there are clouds thickening now. off shore a batch of moisture up from the northwest. there is a movement of the moisture coming up from our southwest. we don't expect area wide rainfall until later tonight. we'll watch progress as it moves closer, temperatures into low to mid-60s. here is the forecast. showers developing late tonight, perhaps near midnight. then overnight into morning expect a wet c
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Nov 16, 2012 4:00pm PST
cia director david petraeus makes his first public appearance. >> and a glimpse of bipartisanship twheechld they'll do to avoid map a aviv today, tensions grew between israel and hamas. this is the thirtd day of violence, and missles have >> and abc 7 news mark matthews is live with us on montgomery street. and not a lot of rain, just a light sprinkle here in sacramento. not enough to dampen 150 that have gathered here to protest israeli strikes in the gaza strip. this is all part of a battle for public opinion that moved from the streets to the internet. rockets and bombs in gaza. the war also online. the battle israeli forces and hamas both using the internet to get messages out at the moment of israeli forces began hitting targets they sent out a tweet saying the defense forces have begun a wide spread campaign on terror. moments later, posted a video of a deadly air strike. >> it's something that is being fought on television, on web sites, in social media. >> the council general calls it a battle for legitimacy. >> today, in the global world is a strong component of norm rela
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Nov 18, 2012 11:00pm PST
rocking the cia. tonight what action david petraeus is now taking. and ringing in the holidays with the lighting of one of the first trees. and some showers tonight, but what will the weather be like for those black friday shoppers? leigh >>> navy seals have pulled off several high-profile missions in the last few years, and as a result the number of imposters, people posing as navy seals is soaring. dan noyes tracked down one phony seal on the peninsula, and dan joins us with an i team investigation. dan, you wouldn't think anyone would do this, but it happens. >> it is happening more and more. at first glance it may seem like a smallish you, a misguided soul who is trying to impress people. but to current and former navy seals and the family members of those who died serving their country, this is very important. they call it stolen valor. members of the naff navy's special operations force launch a daring nighttime raid killing osama bin laden. they captured somali pirates killing three with simultaneous head shots firing from boat to boat. such exemployeds add to the legend of the n
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Nov 11, 2012 9:00am PST
inside their home friday morning. >> up next, the sex scandal shake-up at the cia. new details are revealed about why david petraeus resigned. and with president obama's re-election, the argument wages over raising taxes and cutting programs to reduce the deficit. hear what republican and ♪ [ female announcer ] nature exists on the grandest scale... ♪ ...and in the tiniest details. ♪ and sometimes both. nature valley granola thins pack the big taste of granola and dark chocolate into one perfect square, under 100 calories. nature valley granola thins. nature at its most delicious. want to start the day with something heart healthy and delicious? you're a talking bee... honey nut cheerios has whole grain oats that can help lower cholesterol. and it tastes good? sure does! right... ♪ wow. delicious, right? yeah. it's the honey, it makes it taste so... ♪ well, would you look at the time... what's the rush? be happy. be healthy. >> this is abc7 news. >> this morning a 5.8 magnitude aftershock has hit northern myanmar hours after an initial earthquake struck. an initial count
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Nov 9, 2012 5:00pm PST
resignation of cia director david pet tray yuts. the retired four star general admitted he had an extramarital affair. the president saying petraeus made our country safer and stronger. word of the affair was greeted with skepticism believing he may have resigned over u.s. consulate raid in ben gazy. one military expert is not buying it. someone redesign because of an extramarital yaifr people expect it's a cover story. i think you see a man who felt >> reports say he was having an affair with his biographer, paula broadwell. officials say detail are not being released but reports say agents had discovered broadwellufs improperly tried to access petraeus's e mail as he may have accessed classified information. abc news is going to have more on the story on world news right after this newscast. >> i jobs report tonight predicts technology will continue to fuel an employment boom in the bay area over next two years. saying job growth should expand through 2014, better than what is expected in california and nationally. most in demand are technology and health care. the report warns
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Nov 14, 2012 1:05am PST
how to move forward in the cia seek scandal. sex scandal. they want to know why they were not informed what was going on earlier and if there was a breech in anyway connected to it. david petraeus resigned friday. he admitted an affair with paula broadwell. this is the first video of broadwell since the scandal broke. she is back this washington at her brother's home. investigated for threatening a friend of petraeus, jill kelley. they uncovered a -- they discovered a relationship between her and another top military leader, general john alan. they found 20,000 to 30,000 e-mails. some were flirtatious. alan will stay in command of u.s. forces in afghanistan. though a promotion to the leader of nato forces is on hold for the time being. much more on the petraeus sex scandal coming up on "nightline" right after this newscast at 11:35. >>> well, it should be a decent-sized catch as crab season officially gets under way tomorrow. but prepare to pay a bit more. john alston has the story. >> the crab to pots were on pier45 tonight. in a few hours they will be on the bottom of the pa
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Nov 14, 2012 11:00am PST
department thinks our our cia things. their number one priority is to protect american lives. that's what our job is. ed, i'll put forward -- i'll put forward every bit of information that we have. i can tell you that immediately upon finding out that our folks were in danger, that my orders to my national security team were do whatever we need to do to make sure they're safe. and that's the same order that i would give any time i see americans are in danger, civilian or military. because that's our number one priority. with respect to the issue of mandate, um -- i've got one mandate. i've got a mandate to help middle class families and families that are working hard to try to get in the middle class. that's my mandate. that's what the american people said. work really hard to help us. don't worry about the politics of it. don't worry about the party interests, don't worry about the special interests. work hard to see if you can help us get ahead, because we're working hard out here and still struggling. that's my mandate. i don't presume that because i won an election that everybody
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Nov 11, 2012 2:00am PST
veteran's day and tomorrow's big parade. >>> a sex scandal shakeup at the cia. the new detail revealed why david petraeus left his post use, the bay area clinic giving amputees a new lease on life. >> klepto the >> ama: developing news tonight. at least six people are dead of a huge earthquake in myanmar. hit just after 7:30 sunday morning local time. officials say the death happened when a bridge under construction collapsed. >> we're learning more about the scandal involving david petraeus. his sudden resignation fridays a head of the cia is sending shock waves through washington, and petraeus accepts all the plame for -- blame for his downfall. >> after nearly four decade inside international affairs, it was an extramarital affair that brought david petraeus' distinguished career to a jolting end. in a statement to cia employeees, petraeus acknowledged this liaison, expressing extremely poor judgment. some such behavior is unseasonable, his statement read, both as a husband and a leader of an organization such as ours. >> if they found out as an extramarital affair they could use it aga
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Nov 11, 2012 5:00am PST
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Nov 13, 2012 5:00am PST
american general caught up in the scandal that ended the career of cia director petraeus. the pentagon is investigating. >> reporter: in a new twist to the david petraeus sex scandal the pentagon says the top american commander in afghanistan general john allen, is under investigation for sending allegedly improper e-mails to jill kelley the florida woman who triggered the investigation that forced petraeus to resign. pentagon is reviewing between 20 and 30,000 documents involved, allen denies any wrongdoing and remains in his current position. late monday, agents spent five hours at the home of petraeus' former mistress, paula broadwell leaving this morning with several boxes after the fbi told abc news they discovered thousands of e-mails between broadwell and petraeus, detailing the affair. the affair came to light over the summer as part of an fbi investigation that began after jill kelley received threatening e-mails she believed were from broadwell. officials say well had classified material on her computer which is illegal, the fbi does not believe any of it came from petraeus,
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Nov 13, 2012 6:00pm PST
as cia director last week. both house minority leader nancy pelosi and senate intelligence committee chair say they're not happy that they learned of the investigation on television. >> they understand protecting people, i don't understand doing this all under a cloud of secrecy. and people have classified responsibility are not even notified so he can ask questions about it's pro pry tie there are questions about timing of just tradition. if it involved naggal security, it's a different story. >> under law, the justice department does not share detailed information about investigation was the white house. those rules put into place after water gate investigation. white house not informed at david petraeus and his affair until november 7th. the day after the election. >> a bay area company making history for zibing car of the future tesla motors car of the career as abc 7 explains it's the first in more ways than one. as he fluged into charges, craig is lusting after the silver sedan. >> interest is a reservation two years. >> now, the waiting list may grow longer as it becomes first
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Nov 12, 2012 11:00pm PST
several bi bins of evidence. petraeus started an affair with broadwell when head of the cia. he resigned on friday. broadwell was im bedd with him in afghanistan while working on his biography. he claims any confidential information she obtained was no the from him and must have come from another commander. broadwell has agreed to cooperate fully with the fbi. now the fbi found out about the affair from jill kelly. here she is leaving her home in north carolina today. she contacted the fbi because pull a broadwell warned her to stay away from general petraeus threatening e-mails. knew him from having parties in florida. information was found about the petraeus broadwell affair. however, "wall street journal"reports the fbi removed the agent from the investigation because he became obsessed with jill kelly. apparently even sending her a shirtless picture of himself. whether any realizeship is not mostly clear at this point. >> his name is synonymous with anti-virus software but tech pioneer mcphee is wanted for murder of his neighbor in belize. we are live in san francisco with more on th
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Nov 15, 2012 11:00am PST
. >>> still ahead, he admitted the affair. former cia director petraeus is denying another aspect of his sex scandal as big names rush to defend general john allen's reputation. >>> new fear of all-out war in the mideast. the airstrikes goin >>> some big names if government are coming to the defense of john allen. katie marzullo is live in the newsroom with today's developments, including petraeus' first interview since the scandal. >> reporter: in that interview, general petraeus says, he never gave his mistress, paula broadwell any classified information. there's more focus on general allen. right now he would be testifying at his own confirmation hearing. instead, others are defending his reputation. hearings are underway to confirm general allen's replacement as commander in afghanistan. he can't move on until he's cleared of wrongdoing in a broader sex scandal. the fbi is investigating possibly flirtatious e-mails between him and a florida socialite jill kelley. >> i continue to believe that general allen is one of our best military leaders. continue to have confidence in the ab
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Nov 15, 2012 5:00pm PST
involving cia and army is out this, is connected to the affair admitted by david petraeus. i want to show you the photo that landed him in hot water. he e mailed this picture with a subject line which one is fred. the e mail became public today. another one of those recipients was jill kelly. right? she turned to him when getting threatening e mails over the summer. he worked in military intelligence. the fbi since traced e mailsrmé. kelly saw her as a rival. kelly is also a friend of petraeus and also friends with this man, general john allen, top u.s. commander in afghanistan. broadwell apparently sent allen a threatening letter here. tomorrow, petraeus will testify about the september attack that killed four americans in benghazi, libya. he told reporters he never pass add lopping classified information. >> this is complex. a hearing today exposed a possible connection between california sudden spike in gas prices and the action taken by refineries operated in the state. mcculla research komd through domts and found refineries continued to produce gasoline during periods when the
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Nov 14, 2012 5:00pm PST
questions during a news conference following the election. three issues cia sex scandal. the president says this drama has no bearing on national security. tax cuts, he says the nation cannot afford tax breaks for wealthyest americans and says anyone who has an issue with un ambassador susan rice, a possible choice for secretary of state should go after him not her. rice has come under skrut my on the handling of attacks on the u.s. embassy in ben dwaz gazy some republicans vowed to block the phone shall nomination. the president took a wide range of questions for nearly an hour and talk btd resignation of david petraeus and discovered -- discussed mandatory spending cuts and tax increases will take affect. >> top priority has to be jobs and growth. got to build on progresses we've made. we've got a growing, thriving middle class. >> republicans say they're willing to make a deal but are adammant taxes not increase. dow jones fell today on news a deal is not close. nancy pelosi says she wants to keep her role, her post as house minority leader. she will run to keep her job. t
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Nov 13, 2012 4:30am PST
. stunning new revelations about the woman who put cia director general petraeus' affair in the pot light. katie marzullo with the latest. -- >> reporter: a lot of twists and turns for the woman who blew the whistle on general petraeus' affair at the center of her own scandal. jill kelley is the woman who received the allegedly threatening e-mails from broadwell. now the fbi is investigating e-mails sent between kelly and the -- kelley and the top commander in afghanistan, general john al -- john allen. secretary of defense panetta has receased a statement saying allen will keep his job as commander in afghanistan his next career move is uncertain. >> general allen is entitled to due process in this matter. in the meantime, the secretary has asked the president and the president has agreed, to put his nomination on hold until the relative facts are determined. >> reporter: nomination is for commander of european command and nato forces in europe. confirmation hearing was scheduled for thursday it has been postponed. last night fbi agents searched paula broadwell's home in north carolina,
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Nov 12, 2012 2:00am PST
-mails between broad well and petraeus. petraeus resigned from the cia on friday and admitted to an affair on broad well. broad well was writing a biography about the general. >> i hate to accept it, but there are a number of things one has to consider. first was there any kind of national security breech. to date there was not. >> petraeus apparently started the affair when leaving the army in 2011. it also appears he was the one who ended their romance. >>> today all over the country people stopped to pay tribute to those who have paid and are paying their time in the armed forces to protect our freedom. >> reporter: the day began with tradition. president obama laid a wreath at the tomb of the unknown at arlington national cemetery. the president said veterans day is special and significant. >> each year on the 11th day of the 11th month we pause as a nation and as a people. it is to pay tribute to you, to thank you. to honor you. >> reporter: the president and the first lady then walked to section 60 of the cemetery and greeted visitors. section 60 is dedicated to those who have
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Nov 29, 2012 6:00am PST
. petraeus told him in a letter resigning from the cia was the right thing to do. >>> u.n. ambassador rice is facing more republican criticism for statements she made following the consulate attack in libya. rice met with senate republicans over the past two days to answer their questions. this latest opposition comes from moderate republican senator susan collins of maine over whether rice should be nominated to be the next secretary of state. the two had a private meeting yesterday and collins says, she questioned rice on her term as assistant secretary for african affairs in the clinton administration. >>> your morning commute, mostly dry. what about your afternoon commute? traffic and weather together next on the abc7 morning news looking good on the golden gate bridge. meteorologist lisa argen will have your full for . also will check in with sue hall. >>> maker of iphone, ipad and other gadgets >>> good thursday morning. wet pavement in the north bay some spreading south into marin county highway 101 by cloverdale wet with light showers also clear lake and we've had a few showers int
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Nov 21, 2012 6:00am PST
down as head of the cia more see him favorably than unfavorably ing to a new poll, 45% -- see petraeus favorably over all down ten points from march 2011 and 16 points from his peak in september 2007. 32% see him unfavorably, a new high. >>> secretary of state clinton just arrived in cairo as part of a diplomatic push for a truce between israel and hamas. earlier this morning a bomb on a bus in tel aviv wounding 20. clinton will meet with egypt's president today she has already met with the israeli prime minister and the palestinian president. clinton and other world leaders are trying to piece together a deal tone the conflict. more than 130 palestinians and five israelis have been killed. >>> president obama is back at the white house in time for thanksgiving he landed last night following his three-day tour of southeast asia which included his landmark visit to myanmar the first serving u.s. president to visit the country. mr. obama also visited cambodia yesterday. however, political analysts say the president's trip has been overshadowed by the mideast crisis. >>> hewlett-
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Nov 15, 2012 5:00am PST
capitol hill, lawmakers continue their meeting behind closed doors today with top fbi and cia officials over what led to the resignation of david petraeus. petraeus resigned last week after admitting to an extramarital affair with paula broadwell discovered during an fbi investigation of harassing e-mails allegedly sent by broadwell to jill kelley. federal law enforcement official says broadwell also sent e-mails to senior military officials in an attempt to undermine kelley who she saw as a rival. petraeus set to testify tomorrow morning on the u.s. consulate attack in libya. the fbi is also investigating broadwell's possession of classified documents and whether or not she could have those documents. >>> we were also talking about crews in daly city working on the hillside how many hours might they have before the rain gets here? >> all day today, once the sunsets the timer has gone off, as the overnight hours will see the rain move into the bay area, good morning, let's talk about visibilities now they are improving in all areas, up to miles in santa rosa, we had 3/4 mile visibility,
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Nov 14, 2012 6:00am PST
. fbi and cia are expected to brief lawmakers on the scandal. katie marzullo will have the latest in a live report in the next half hour. >>> good news for skiers. start hitting the slopes at heavenly and north star starting today the season is beginning a week earlier thanks to cold temperatures for snow making and the storms we had last week not all the runs will be open until they get more storms and more snow but enough for visitors to get an early taste of winter squaw valley set to open this weekend bore real opened last -- week. >>> >>> overnight the problem with the prius and other cars leading toyota to recall millions of vehicles around the globe. >>> welcome back. temperatures above average, low 70s in many areas, mid to upper 60s in places like san rafael, richmond, napa, as we head through the next three days, temperatures are going to stay mild even with the system bringing a chance of showers thursday evening mid 60s to 70, low to mid 60s showers friday and mover rain likely saturday, a little cooler than upper 50s at the coast low to mid 60s for the rest of us. >>> mete
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Nov 9, 2012 6:00pm PST
over the sudden resignation of cia director david petraeus. the retired four star general stepped down after admitting he had an extramarital affair. officials say it was uncovered during an fbi investigation reports say agents discovered broadwell improperly gained access to petraeus's exmail and may have accessed classified information. petraeus told the president of the affair and offered to resign. the white house says the president accepted that resignation after taking the night to think it over this resignation disappointed dianne feinstein saying in ãíi understand and respect the decision. also today the head of lockheed martin was forced to resign over what the company described as a close personal relationship with a suborder knit employee. >> around the country thousands will spend veteran's day sunday waiting to see if the department of veterans affairs will grant them their disability claims. tonight finding many will be unfair+[;" denied because of railroads made by the va. >> i knew it. >> the department of veterans affairs denied the claim for post traumatic stress di
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Nov 14, 2012 4:00pm PST
scandal capturing nation attention and forced david petraeus to resign as director of the cia after admitting to affair with his biographer. >> i have no evidence at this point from what i've seen that classified information was disclosed that in any way would have had negative impact on national security. >> another reexpected four star general got a vote of confidence from a secretary of ñ5 accused of exchanging po tern shallly classified exmails.. >> has my finned confidence to lead forces.. >> but the military didn't pull punch was kelly while under investigation, revoking her special access in tampa where she was allowed to walk around without a military escort. and overnight, broadwell seen sipping a glass of wine. an officer is suspected of storing confidential material at her home home, and could face prosecution. this afternoon on capitol hill, fbi director robert mueller greets members of the intelligence committee. >> the president says hopes the affair will end up being just a blip on the otherwise exyemp particulary career of david petraeus. >> how technology could be
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Nov 12, 2012 6:00pm PST
about attack on the consulate in benghazi in a recent speech. >> a lot of you thaerd but the cia annex had had taken a couple libyan militia members prisoner, they think attack was an effort to try to get the prisoners back. >> petraeus says he did not tell broadwell anything confidential saying she must have gotten it during other commanders during research trips if it turns out it dates back to days in military he can face criminal prosecution, one former aid said she was around him back then, and they were close. >> for him to allow the first biography to be written by someone who had never written a book before seemed odd to me. >> broadwell wrote the biography in to 10. >> tonight state prison officials in the process of reducing number of paroles they're looking to rearrest that will save california a lot of money but as nannette miranda explains there is a cost to public safety this, week california department of corrections will be reviewing files of 9,000 parole violators with outstanding warrants for arrest. when released they're required to report to a parole officer f
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Nov 10, 2012 5:00am PST
the head of the cia has stepped down. and the window for the maverick surf competition opened. we will hoe you the op
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Nov 11, 2012 11:00pm PST
of intimate e-mails between broad well and petraeus. petraeus resigned from the cia on friday and admitted to an affair on broad well. broad well was writing a biography about the general. >> i hate to accept it, but there are a number of things one has to consider. first was there any kind of national security breech. to date there was not. >> petraeus apparently started the affair when leaving the army in 2011. it also appears he was the one who ended their romance. >>> today all over the country people stopped to pay tribute to those who have paid and are paying their time in the armed forces to protect our freedom. >> reporter: the day began with tradition. president obama laid a wreath at the tomb of the unknown at arlington national cemetery. the president said veterans day is special and significant. >> each year on the 11th day of the 11th month we pause as a nation and as a people. it is to pay tribute to you, to thank you. to honor you. >> reporter: the president and the first lady then walked to section 60 of the cemetery and greeted visitors. section 60 is dedicated to
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Nov 29, 2012 5:00am PST
retired general shelton, according to him, petraeus told him in a letter resigning from the cia was the right thing to do. he talked to "good morning america" about what he thought about the affair. >> i don't think she wove a web around dave and dragged him in i don't think that at all. i think it was mutual that he wasn't looking for it, it happened women >> petraeus talked about -- shelton talked about petraeus' wife holly saying he's fortunate to be married to such a forgiving woman. earlier he blamed broadwell for the affair and said his friend was the innocent one. >>> medical center in castro valley gearing up for big move this saturday, rain or shine doctors will transfer 65 patients from the old hospital to the new one. officials have built a covered walkway between the facilities in case of rain. the 320 million dollar hospital was built to meet california's seismic safety law. >>> filmmaker george lucas is moving forward with a plan that will bring a new park. donating vacant building downtown san anselmo. he has filed for a permit to demolish the building and make way fo
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Nov 14, 2012 5:00am PST
in the rotunda. terry mcsweeney will have more coming up at 5:30. >>> fbi and cia expected to brief house members on capitol hill this morning on the widening sex scandal involving david petraeus. lawmakers have been digging through e-mails tying to determine if national security was breached during his extramarital affair with biographer paula broadwell. she sent harassing e-mails to jill kelley, a woman she saw as a romantic rival. kelley traded e-mails with general allen. top u.s. commander in afghanistan. katie marzullo will have the latest in the next half hour. >>> moraga school board approved revised version of its child abuse prevention and reporting policy nearly a week after board president abruptly resigned. the contra costa times reports the district is facing claims by three former students who say mandated reporting failures contributed to their sexual abuse years ago. the new policy requires all members of a reporting team to individually report to authorities. >>> richmond will be installing four cameras aimed at reducing crime in the 23rd street shopping area. polic
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Nov 14, 2012 4:30am PST
brother's house. this morning the fbi and cia are expected to brief members of house on what they know. the question many lawmakers have is whether national security was threatened? a source familiar with the case tells abc news that broadwell admitted she took documents from secure government buildings fbi found classified documents on her computer. the other woman jill kelley called 911 last night. she told the operator the media was on her property and tried to use her honorary counsul title to get special treatment. >> i -- they should not be able to cross my property i don't know if you want to get diplomatic protection as well. [ unintelligible ] >> reporter: [ unintelligible ] some officials describe her 20 to 30,000 e-mails with general allen as flirtatious others calling them innocuous. the general denies any affair or other wrongdoing. the president has pulled allen's nomination as nato supreme commander on hold. katie marzullo, abc7 news. >>> president obama's first news conference since the election is scheduled for this morning 10:30 our time. we will be carrying it l
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